PRESENCE AND POWER
300 HOUR YOGA TEACHER TRAINING
ELEVATE YOUR TEACHING
The 300 Hour advanced yoga teacher training is open to teachers holding a minimum of a 200 hour certification. Teachers that successfully complete the requirements of the 300 hour teacher training are eligible to register as 500 hour teachers through Yoga Alliance International.
The 300 hour teacher training is completed by accumulating hours through the modules of your choice and may be completed in any order. Students are required two BODY modules, two MIND modules, and two METHOD modules.
Students may complete the program in their own time and there is no time-limit. The intention behind the modules is that you would leave, digest the teachings, apply them to your life and practice, and in time to your students. Each module is a stand alone training and may be taken independently to advance your study regardless of your enrollment in the advanced teacher training program.
Upon completion of the 300 hour program and all graduate requirements, teachers may apply to receive their 300 hour certification. Teachers are required to submit their training log, all homework assignments, and a $100 non-refundable application fee to process their certification process.
Submitting the initial application alerts our team to your intention to complete the advanced program with us.
MIND. BODY. METHOD
In this module you will dive deep into the heart of the yoga tradition.
MIND is crafted to teach you the philosophical and historical roots of the yoga tradition and to empower you to take these time tested methods and apply them to your own life and to your teaching.
You will explore study of sacred texts, learn energetics, kriya, pranayama, mythic consciousness, meditation techniques, mantra, and other potent practices the teachings have to offer as tools for better navigating every area of your life.
Teacher trainees will learn how to take these universal teachings and personalize them so that they can not only implement them into their personal practices but how to share them with their students in a digestible and potent way.
Explore the heart of the Yoga Sutras, the Bhagavad Gita, and other texts that inform the tradition.
Learn the philosophical foundations and beyond of Yoga's sister science Ayurveda.
Elevate your practices and teaching with the path of Tantra, energy and power management.
BODY will expand your knowledge of the human body and teach you how to use anatomy and physiology as a path of awareness and mindfulness. You will learn study the anatomy and physiology of the breath and the nervous system, you will be guided through functional anatomy and physiology participatory lectures that leave you with a rich understanding of the human body as a moving being rather than simply memorizing structures.
In addition to Western maps of the body, in this module you will learn the anatomical maps of the body according to the yoga tradition and Ayurveda.
As a capstone to your BODY module, you will learn how to apply both Western anatomical maps and yoga energetics to your sequencing.
Students will learn the scope of asana and its reach far beyond the body.
You will learn to sequence in ways that are intelligent from a kinesiological perspective and richly potent from an energetic perspective.
You will apply the vayus, doshas, chakras, and subtle body anatomy to your sequencing to create classes that impact much more than your student's bodies.
METHOD is all about YOU. We can teach you ALL the teaching methods in the world, but at the end of the day you can only teach who you are.
In METHOD you will receive personal development coaching from skilled, trained professionals so find your mission, values, and purpose.
You will receive business of yoga, business coaching, and guidance for whatever dharmic path you choose.
You will learn to refine your voice as a teacher, to communicate clearly and with purpose both inside and outside of the studio.
In addition you will learn art of adjustments, the power of touch, effective use of demonstration, and group facilitation coaching.
The skills you will develop and the tools you will receive in METHOD will serve you both on and off of your mat.
You can take these modules in any order. They stand alone as continuing education hours to support your teaching and personal journey. Take one or all three, focusing on areas you wish to strengthen in your teaching and practice
We hold 200 and 500 hour designations and are a Continuing Education Provider with Yoga Alliance International, a non-profit international, governing board serving schools, students, and teachers.
Upon successful completion of the program trainees are eligible to register at the 500 Hour designation with Yoga Alliance.
Teachers may also choose to apply take select modules as continuing education registered through Yoga Alliance International.
YOU WILL LEARN
Speaking with presence
Art of hands on adjustment
Mythic consciousness and class theming
Leading meditation and kriya
Guided pranayama with purpose
Business of yoga (business plans, defining your brand, and more)
Kinesiology and human anatomy
The role of soft tissue in movement.
Mobility and stability training for yoga practitioners
SAFE assists and palpation.
In-depth study of the Bhagavad Gita and yogic texts
History of Yoga
Beyond the Basics Ayurveda
Asana and Ayurveda
Observing Bodies in Motion
Teaching Yoga Nidra
And much more...
DURING YOUR TRAINING
Throughout the course of your yoga teacher training you will practice yoga sequences that use the wisdom of vinyasa krama (wise progression) in both hatha alignment-based classes and flow classes, restorative yoga, and Yoga Nidra to support your journey. Trainees will have special access to online programs to support their growth and practice.
You will also learn mobility and strength and conditioning practices to support yoga practitioners both on their mats and in their other activities.
During training you will learn to cultivate a daily meditation and pranayama practice to support not just your body but your mind-body connection.
Asana deals with the past, pranayama deals with the present, and meditation deals with the future. You will learn to make all three components a part of your daily life and practices.
Good teachers practice yoga and we will help you to cultivate a powerful home practice.